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'Stop caste discrimination in the Church'

From a conference on dalit discrimination in London comes a message to Pope Francis, writes Mari Marcel Thekaekara.…

  • Fri May 12 10:08:34 2017
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Is the Church finally acting against India’s caste system?

Over 20 years after Mari Marcel Thekaekara’s exposé of dalit manual scavenging, somebody might finally be taking action.…

  • Fri May 5 12:17:17 2017
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Caste – India’s curse

Another day, another Dalit death. We must hang our heads in shame, writes Mari Marcel Thekaekara.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Radio New Internationalist - Caste aways

In this program youll hear one of the main concepts behind Radio NewInternationalist take-off, as progressive people from Asia, Europe andthe Pacific drop in to our airwaves to share and compare theirexperiences from different continents. Today, arms traders andcorporate raiders share the space with human rights advocates ..…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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The view from on high

The view from the Shanti Café is, undeniably, spectacular. Beach,fishing boats, distant Shore Temples rising from the spray of theturquoise sea. And as the café is one floor up, there are additionaladvantages to the view, as the European owner points out: 'It's betterup here where you don't have to be watched by poor people looking atyour food as you eat.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Britain moves a step closer to combating caste

Mari Marcel Thekaekara congratulates the country’s Dalit community on finally winning legal protection against discrimination.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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The true cost of your cup of tea

Sri Lankan tea pickers remain in a caste system that binds them to extreme poverty, says Marco Picardi.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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No candle-lit vigils for raped and murdered girls

Mari Marcel Thekaekera blames caste prejudice for a lack of outrage in India.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Making caste a thing of the past

An ‘anti-untouchability’ video project is raising awareness of the crimes against dalits which blight Indian society, writesMari Marcel Thekaekara.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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To transform pain to power

Dalit women speak out against human rights abuses and discrimination at an international conference in The Hague, Netherlands…

  • Wed Dec 6 05:31:00 2006
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